FNE at Berlinale 2020: Estonian Film in Berlin

The Estonian stand is G11 at Gropius Bau. Come say hello and let's talk about new films, co-production possibilities and tax incentives.

Tiina Lokk to Receive Estonian National Culture Prize

TALLINN: Tiina Lokk, founder and director of Black Nights will receive the national culture prize from the government of Estonia for the success of the record-breaking 23rd edition of Black…

FNE Market Analysis 2019: ESTONIA

TALLINN: The year 2019 turned out to be another record-breaking year for Estonian film industry. Domestic films had more than 847,000 admissions, which is an all-time record. The year’s record-breaker…

GRANTS: Estonian Film Institute Announces First Grants for 2020

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute (EFI) gave out 1.8 m EUR for the production of three domestic features, and also 320,000 EUR for the production of seven minority coproductions.

BOX OFFICE: Four Estonian Films In Overall 2019 BO Top Ten

TALLINN: Year 2019 broke another record in Estonia as four domestic films made it to the overall top ten. Tanel Toom’s Truth and Justice / Tõde ja õigus became the…

FNE AV Innovation: Storytek: Sten-Kristian Saluveer Introduces Votemo: The Future Of Content: Micro-attention vs Audience Engagement Through Interactivity

We have asked Sten-Kristian Saluveer, founder and CEO of Storytek Creative Hub, to introduce some of the hottest new projects from Storytek, so that FNE readers have the chance to…

Films Boutique Picks Up Oscar-Shortlisted Estonian Film Truth And Justice

TALLINN: Tanel Toom’s debut feature Truth And Justice, shortlisted for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award in the best international feature film category, has been acquired…

Estonian Film Streaming Website with Worldwide Reach Launched

TALLINN: The streaming website Netikino.ee was launched in Estonia on 12 December 2019. Estonian films are available worldwide with English and Russian subtitles.

FNE at Baltic Event Tallinn 2019: FNE Teams Up with Baltic Event to Promote Innovation

TALLINN: FNE teamed up with the Baltic Event in Tallinn this year to promote innovation and let film professionals what tools are on offer on the Film New Europe web…
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FNE at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019: Full List of Winners

TALLINN: The Grand Prix of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival went to the Japanese feature film Kontora directed by Anshul Chauhan, while Motherland directed by Tomas Vengris won…
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Tallinn to Build Film Studios

TALLINN: The City of Tallinn is partnering with Tallinn Film Wonderland to construct a film industry centre, which will include three film studios and auxiliary spaces on Paljassaare peninsula in…

FESTIVALS: PÖFF Shorts Announces 2019 Winners

TALLINN: The Black Nights Film Festival / PÖFF announced the winner of its shorts competition and selected the Georgian film 12 K Marx Street by Irine Jordania to compete in…

Estonia Breaks Attendance Records Again in 2019

TALLINN: Estonia’s 2019 domestic film admissions have already surpassed the 2018 record, with over 802,000 admissions and another seven weeks still to come. There are two animated features and one…

FESTIVALS: Black Nights Announces 2019 Works in Progress

TALLINN: The Black Nights Works in Progress will present 18 films, which are looking for sales agents or festivals for international premieres at the Industry@Tallinn programme on 26 and 27…

FNE at Black Nights FF 2019: The Coldest Game

GDYNIA: Łukasz Kośmicki’s English-language spy thriller The Coldest Game, which won two prizes at the 44th Gdynia Film Festival, will screen in the main competition of the Black Nights Film…

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights Announces Main Competition

TALLINN: The Black Nights Film Festival, which runs 15 November – 1 December, will screen 21 films in its Official Selection.

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF Announces First Feature Competition Full Lineup

TALLINN: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) adds 10 films to the already announced eight that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme. The festival will be held…

PRODUCTION: Nordic War Drama Shoots in Estonia

TALLINN: Henrik Ruben Genz’s war drama Erna at War / Erna läheb sõtta, a coproduction between Denmark, Belgium and Estonia starring Trine Dyrholm, is currently shooting in Estonia. It’s the…

Black Nights FF Launches KinoFF in Eastern Estonia

TALLINN: Black Nights Film Festival is launching a new side-festival in Estonia, Kino FF, focusing on Russian cinema. The first edition will be held in two cities in the prominently…

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: For the First Time Estonia Has Two Films Competing for Oscars

TALLINN: A committee led by the Estonian Film Institute has selected Truth and Justice by Tanel Toom as Estonia’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’…